A US Senate delegation led by Minority Leader Mitch McConnell traveled to the Ukrainian capital, where they met with President Volodymyr Zelensky on May 14.
Zelensky posted a video of the delegation, which one report said included Republican Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Susan Collins (R-ME), and John Cornyn (R-TX), on his Telegram account.
Speaking in English, he greeted the senators and thanked them for traveling to Kyiv. Credit: Volodymyr Zelensky via Storyful
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: Hello, nice to meet you. Welcome.
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: Yes, how are you?
- So good to see you.
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: Nice to meet you.
- Thank you.
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: Thank you so much.
- To see you.
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: How are you? How are you?
- Good. And very happy to see you--
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: You're very welcome.
- --sir. Thank you.
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: We know each other.
- A little bit, yeah.
- Good to see you again.
- How are you?
VOLODYMYR ZELENSKY: Yeah, yeah, please. And we invite all the delegation also to join.